Lyotard and postmodern knowledge

Dr Stuart Hannabuss (Lecturer in Management and Communication Studies, School of Information and Media, The Robert Gordon University, 352 King Street, Aberdeen AB24 5BN)

Aslib Proceedings

ISSN: 0001-253X

Publication date: 1 August 1997


Lyotard's work on postmodern knowledge has been influential on our thinking of paradigms, meta‐narratives, legitimation, and contemporary trends in the information economy. These issues are discussed, criticisms of his work examined, and implications for information professionals explored.


Hannabuss, S. (1997), "Lyotard and postmodern knowledge", Aslib Proceedings, Vol. 49 No. 8, pp. 217-224.

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